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Feb 1, 2013 11:00am PST
. >>> developing now, new information in to who may have been behind a suicide bomb attack at the u.s. embassy in turkey. within the past few hours, the white house reacted calling the attack a, quote, act of terror. officials say an embassy guard was killed when the bomb set off at the security checkpoint. >> right now, we are all dealing with our sadness at the loss of our fellow member of our embassy. we salute his bravery, his service to turkey and to turkish american friendship. our hearts go out to his family. >> nbc's kir joins us now. they're examined security cameras. what else are saying about the search for who's responsibility? >> that's right. smoke rising from the area and a heavily damaged door. we understand that the bomber and one other has been killed according to turkish interior ministry officials. it happened around 1:15 local time. near the first x-ray machine. managed to get to the first machine leading to the visa section and then detonated. the u.s. embassy saying one of those killed the guard at the gate and the turkish prime minister describing the attack saying we n
MSNBC
Feb 19, 2013 11:00am PST
, lois, thank you, michael. thank you, keith. >>> the u.s. supreme court has decided to delve into the controversial issue of campaign finance learning how much they can give to individual or candidates. joining me, pete williams. pete, at the heart of this, an alabama man, we know the tremors from the decision could be felt throughout? >> there could be. depending on what the court says. there are two kinds of limits. there are the limits how much money you can give to an individual candidate. now, that's not being challenged but what this alabama businessman backed by the republican national committee says, he's following the other limits, two-year limits on how much total money a person can give to all candidates put together andal the political parties and pacs put together. it works out to $115,000. they say it's unconstitutional for a couple of reasons. they say the number is too low given modern politics. but the reason, they say the reason it limits how much a person can give to a candidate it to avoid corruption. quid pro quo corruption. so he's not challenging the qu
MSNBC
Feb 14, 2013 11:00am PST
seeking jobs in the u.s., but to criminals who want to murder, rape and kidnapping. lone criminals, these are the perils we are sure to face not just maybe, it's not paranoia to buy a gun, it's survival. this morning msnbc's joe scarborough described the op-ed as being laced with racial overtones. >> the republican party, if they were smart, their looters today would condemn it. but they're not smart, they're scared, they're going to get hammered in future elections if they allow this clown to continue to lead them around by their nose. they're shameful, they need to be leaders. >> all of this comes as gun control advocates rally again in connecticut to encourage lawmakers there to enact stricter gun laws. joining me now, democratic strategist david goodfriend and rachel smoke. first up, wayne la pierre refers to hurricane sandy under hellish conditions. new york observer says silver lining sandy, still no murders after the superstorm. regarding border security, according to huffington post, 2010 report said that the u.s. mexican border is among the safe es in the u.s. so there's a
MSNBC
Feb 26, 2013 11:00am PST
are now battling islamic rebels. we'll talk about the possibility of the u.s. taking a greater role in that country with aid. >>> and in less than an hour, president obama will sit down with two of his most vocal republican critics as mentioned. john mccain, lindsay graham headed to the white house. first read team will join us with scoop on the meeting in a few hours. what could be accomplished? we'll find out. >>> but first, today's money minute, here's a look at wall street. "news nation" is back in three. [ man ] i've been out there most of my life. you name it...i've hooked it. but there's one... one that's always eluded me. thought i had it in the blizzard of '93. ha! never even came close. sometimes, i actually think it's mocking me. [ engine revs ] what?! quattro!!!!! ♪ quattro!!!!! exciting and would always come max and pto my rescue. bookstore but as time passed, i started to notice max just wasn't himself. and i knew he'd feel better if he lost a little weight. so i switched to purina cat chow healthy weight formula. i just fed the recommended amount... and they both lo
MSNBC
Feb 5, 2013 2:00pm EST
does not require the united states to have clear evidence that a specific attack on u.s. persons and interests will take place in the immediate future. now, the memo also has new details on legal case behind more drone strikes against al qaeda suspects. such as a strike happened in yemen in september 2011 killing alleged al qaeda operatives, both american citizens not indicted or charged with crimes. all of this could come to a head on thursday for john brennan. eight democratic and three republican senators have written to president obama asking for the legal opinions authorizing the killing of americans. joining me now, national investigative correspondent michael isacoff. i saw your report and the reaction to the report. is it really surprising at this point? >> well, i think it's not that surprising, mainly because the administration has been so resistant to releasing any of the memos that explain its legal reasoning behind these drone strikes and in particular the drone strikes targeting american citizens. members of congress have asked to see copies. "the new york times" we
MSNBC
Feb 8, 2013 11:00am PST
. >>> but first, nbc news has learned there's been another u.s. drone attack in pakistan. it in a border region. security officials say it's mostly controlled by militants affiliated with the taliban. seven kills, six injured. officials say no civilians were hurt in the strike. app to get a tow truck. it's gonna be 30 minutes. oh, so that means that we won't be stuck up here, for hours, with nothing to do. oh i get it, you wanna pass the time, huh. (holds up phone) fruit ninja!!! emergency roadside assistance. just a click away with the geico mobile app. i worked a patrol unit for 17 years in the city of baltimore. when i first started experiencing the pain, it's hard to describe because you have a numbness but yet you have the pain like thousands of needles sticking in your foot. it was progressively getting worse, and at that point, i knew i had to do something. when i went back to my health care professional, that's when she suggested the lyrica. once i started taking the lyrica, the pain started subsiding. [ male announcer ] it's known that diabetes damages nerves. lyrica is fda approved to
MSNBC
Feb 12, 2013 11:00am PST
the president will make a major announcement of afghanistan announcing that 34,000 u.s. troops will return home from the region exactly one year from today. that's about half the troops there now. joining us now, maryland congressman chris van hollen, ranking member of the house budget committee. thank you for joining us. >> great to be with you, tamron. >> first, what are the expectations for the president tonight? >> well, i think as you said the president's going to lay out his plan for xik growth, for job creation but focusing on the fact it is not good enough just to have economic growth for the folks already at the very top. that we need broad based economic growth where wages and middle class americans go up, where their incomes go up so that we can all participate in growing the economy and we've made progress. we've had 35 straight months of job growth over 6 million jobs created but i think the president would be the first to say that's good but not good enough and going to talk about how we really lay the foundations far long term job growth and strengthening the middle class. >> you
MSNBC
Feb 7, 2013 2:00pm EST
to send u.s. troops and john brennan was an architect of that strategy. of course, controversial because there are innocent civilians who can get caught up in that as "the new york times" written about earlier this week, as well. that's obviously where some of this is coming from but the question americans face is would you rather have american troops and boots on the ground in yemen and pakistan or the unmanned drones taking on this responsibility? >> thank you very much. i appreciate you changing conversations in the middle of everything. we'll have plenty of time i'm sure to talk about chuck hagel. meantime, let's take the audience to the senate hearing and senator dianne feinstein. >> because of the added importance of having steady leadership at an organization that conducts most of its business outside of the public arena. intelligence is critical to the successful draw down in afghanistan, to the brutal war going on within's syria's borders, across north africa where the attacks of benghazi and hostage situation in algeria threaten to spread in to the next front of al qaeda and it
MSNBC
Feb 4, 2013 11:00am PST
of killing chris kyle. it's a horrible twist of fate for kyle known as the most lethal sniper in u.s. military history. nbc's jim miklaszewski joins me with more. kyle was helping or at least a part of this program to help returning veterans readjust to life here. what else do we know about why they were there? >> reporter: chris kyle and quite frankly other u.s. military veterans including other s.e.a.l.s there in texas reach down to help those veterans struggling once they get back from the war. and one of the things they would do, quite frequently, is invite them to shooting ranges to more or less blow off some steam if, in fact, they were suffering some mental anguish or as it's known ptsd. post traumatic stress disorder but in this case, it's clear that this suspect in the case who is likely to be charged with two counts of capital murder was troubled but so far nobody has been able to say that he has ptsd. but certainly, it's something that chris and a friend had thought they needed to help this young man and this was the first time they had met him at this shooting range when
MSNBC
Feb 6, 2013 11:00am PST
that the president will visit jordan and the west bank. u.s. ambassador to israel said the president has an urgent agenda for the trip and focus bloody civil war in syria. many exec he will also seek a resumption of peace talks between israelas and palestinians. there unconfirmed reports that efforts are under way to host a summit between prime minister benjamin netanyahu and president abbas. the time mag gene editor at large, bobby gauche. >> two election and it is dynamic changed completely. as opposed to last fall, president obama is greatly empowered by a great victory. netanyahu is weakened boy a small victory. the shoe is on the other foot and can be more forceful about which will strengthen his hand. he made it his first trip and a big priority and the message is very clear. >> this is the first trip during his presidency. back to how he is stronger and what we might see here, what are the realistic expectations knowing the factors you laid out for both men? >> it would appear not only is he going to israel, but also jordan and the palestinian territories. he wants to take ownership of that
MSNBC
Feb 13, 2013 11:00am PST
and nomination to be the next commander in europe. he has been the top u.s. and nato commander in afghanistan. pentagon correspondent joins us with the latest. why is he withdrawing if this is accurate? >> we are told that he is strongly considering and more likely than not to withdraw his name. he hasn't made the final decision until he talks to president obama. general allen got caught up in the sex and e-mail scandal involving then cia director david petraeus. in thousands of e-mails, several hundred were between general allen and a socialite down there in tampa. according to officials who have seen these e-mails, the vast majority were innocent about military events around tampa. a couple that some people in the obama administration and here in the pentagon thought were a little bit suspect. they had the inspector general here at the pentagon launching an investigation. after this exhausted investigation which was finally concluded and it was determined that general allen was involved in no misconduct, no inappropriate language or communications with this socialite, he was cleared of that
MSNBC
Feb 20, 2013 11:00am PST
the biggest threat may end up to bring the u.s. to itself. speaking at the university of virginia, warning that the dysfunction in washington when it comes to the economy hurt his credibility. we also said in the global world, there is no longer anything foreign about foreign policy. take a look. >> how we conduct our foreign policy matters more than ever before to our everyday lives. to the opportunities of all the students i met standing outside, whatever year they are here, thinking about the future. it's important not just in terms of the threats we face, but the products that we buy, the goods that we sell and the opportunity that we provide for economic growth and vitality. it's not just about whether we will be compelled to send our troops to another battle, but whether we will be able to send graduates into a thriving workforce. >> joining me now is national security reporter brian bender and former ambassador to greece. it's good to have you here. i want to start with you. what is your impression of how john kerry did? this is his first time in his new with the policy speech. >> i
MSNBC
Feb 28, 2013 11:00am PST
is watching developments. the u.s. provided some $50 million, $50 million in aid to the opposition. $385 million in humanitarian aid to the syrian people. how will the new aid be different? >> reporter: well, there's two components to this aid as we understand it. this $60 million according to officials goes to opposition inside syria to help with issues of governance and capacity building in areas liberated, that is areas where the opposition is more in control than the government. in essence, trying to help them begin to build local government structures to help meet the local needs of the people there. and that is a very important component because the u.s. is extremely concerned that in many of these area where is there's an absence of government, the extremists are filling in these areas and that's going to be more problematic down the road so there's that component to it. the other component is nonlethal aid to the armed opposition including meal rations as well as medical supplies to the rebels on the front lines to treat them if they're injured and wounded so it has two component
MSNBC
Feb 18, 2013 11:00am PST
for undocumented immigrants currently living in the u.s. the leap prompted scathing reaction from senators inside the immigration 8. marco rubio warned if proposed, the president's bill would be dead an arrival in congress. and arizona senator, john mccain, who suggested the white house has a greater strategy at play. >> leaks don't happen in washington by accident. does the president really want a result or does he want anoth another -- to beat up republicans? >> the president's new chief of staff is defending this back-up plan saying the administration is only doing what it promised to do from the very beginning. >> we're doing exactly what the president said we would do last month in las vegas, which is we're preparing, we're going to be ready. let's make sure it doesn't have to be proposed. let's make sure that that group up there, the gang of eight, makes a good progress on these efforts, as much as they say they want to. >> all right. so if the leak proves anything, this president and the white house is working on an immigration reform plan. joining me is texas democratic congressman henry
MSNBC
Feb 22, 2013 11:00am PST
's in democratic hands in the u.s. senate and the house in republican hands and needs to be a compromise to be able to move things forward. >> thank you very much. have a great weekend. >> you, too. >> thanks a lot. >>> gun crimes taken on a higher profile since the shootings in newtown, connecticut, which reignited the heated debate. as michael isikoff reports, law enforcement officials say serious gaps in the country's gun laus make it hard for them to do their jobs. >> reporter: fbi agents seize add video of the neo-nazi conventi convention. >> reporter: while investigating the owner of an ohio sports goods show. there was an arsenal and what authorities say was a possible racist threat. >> the fbi averted a catastrophe in this case. >> reporter: the store owner, a convicted felon, charged with stockpiling 18 firearms illegally, including assault weapons, shotguns, high capacity magazines and more than 40,000 rounds of ammunition. >> they were all over the place. one in the coat pocket. >> reporter: he served 13 years for homicide in an ohio state prison. under federal law, he was barred from ow
MSNBC
Feb 25, 2013 11:00am PST
. >>> afghanistan's president is giving u.s. special forces two weeks to leave a key province accusing them and afghan forces of torturing other afghans. the wardak province has been the focus of counter insurgency efforts. officials have rejected the allegations and say they're talking to afghan counterparts to clarify the ban. >>> secretary of state john kerry just arrived in germany on the first overseas trip as america's top diplomat. before leaving in london, the secretary discussed the civil war in syria. kerry urging the opposition leader to reconsider and attend an upcoming meeting on the crisis. >> i want our friends in the syrian opposition council to know that we are not coming to rome simply to talk. we are coming to rome to make a decision about next steps and perhaps even other options that may or may not be discussed further after that. >> annabelle, what was the reaction to kerry urging the syrian opposition leaders to attend the upcoming meeting? >> well, as you know, we haven't had a response but as you know that old expression, all roads lead to hoem rome, i think on this
MSNBC
Feb 21, 2013 2:00pm EST
a compromise to recognize they don't control the white house or the u.s. senate. by contrast, obama's offered up entitlement cuts and a willingness for additional cuts to medicare. isn't that the heart of what is compromise? you must offer up something. >> well, they don't think so. there's no election. almost two years before the next election so the fact they're half as popular as president obama, they don't give a rats patootey. >> what do you base that on? >> everything. >> the inaction? >> everything they say and not doing. they're not prepared to negotiate. they want to lock in the sequester cuts and then as luke indicated, negotiate from that lower funding level and then they can say, well, we need more funding for defense. try to hold the line on those cuts in march but they want to go over this particular cliff and i don't see anything that will stop them from that. >> do you agree that the republicans appear not to care. 45% say there's a better approach dealing with this, president obama. 38% congressional republicans. you also saw the numbers of folks say at least in this poll the
MSNBC
Feb 15, 2013 11:00am PST
is being led by a bohemian authority. the u.s. coast guard and national transportation safety board are also involved. coast guard personnel were on the ship as it was being brought to mobile to interview the passengers so they wouldn't be delayed getting off the ship at docking time. they'll also be talking to crew members. they're going to be looking into what caused the fire, how it was fought, what happened with the passengers, were drills followed, all of these sorts of things. ultimately a report will come out and then maybe some recommendations. the bottom line is that they're trying to make sure this does not happen again. >> all right, mark. thank you very much. and the compensation carnival is offering the passengers is our gut check. do you think they should get more? that does it for this edition of "news nation." it's our baby edition. jen, my producer, is going off to have her first baby. threw go. our new princess. -hi i'm terry. -i'm phyllis. i'm maria, and i have diabetic nerve pain. i felt like my feet were going to sleep. it was like pins and needles sticking in y
MSNBC
Feb 18, 2013 2:00pm EST
to bring you the very latest from south africa. >>> but first, with the ten-year mark of the u.s.-led inn in iraq, we want to bring you "hubris" selling the iraq war. and how faulty intelligence was held up as hard fact. here's a sneak peek. >> simply stated, there is no doubt that saddam hussein now has weapons of mass destruction. there is no doubt that he is amassing them to use against our friends, against our allies and against us. >> i had a seat at the stage next to the lectern where he was speaking. and i literally bolted at that. >> with our help, a liberated iraq can be a great nation once again. >> vice president dick cheney's speech to the veterans of foreign wars is the opening sal very of the bush administration's effort to sell to the american people what white house insiders call "the product." >> thank you very much. >> it was a shock. it was a total shock. i couldn't believe the vice president was saying this. in doing work with the cia on iraq, through all the abbreviation i heard at langely, i never saw one piece of credible evidence that there was an ongoing program.
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